Billions of dollars make their way to Africa every year. Emerging economies and donors such as India, China and South Korea are spending vast sums in Africa annually.
Established donor countries and agencies also continue to pour huge amounts of money into the continent.
But how successful are African governments, these new foreign investors, donors and the traditional aid industry at improving the economies of these countries and the lives of hundreds of millions of Africans across the continent?
Kumi Naidoo: Honorary President, CIVICUS
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Managing Director, The World Bank
Angel Gurria: Secretary-General, OECD
Anthony Akoto-Osei: Finance & Economic Planning Minister, Ghana
Stefano Manservisi: Director General, EU Development
Oh Joon: Deputy Foreign Minister, South Korea
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